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Pipeline Control Room Operator

Lloydminster, Canada
Job Posting: Jan 4, 2019, 8:53:39 PM Unposting Date: Jan 19, 2019, 6:59:00 AM
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One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Control Room Operator at its Lloydminster office.
Responsible for monitoring and controlling daily operations of product pipeline facilities in the HMGP Midstream Business unit.  This includes coordinating product movement between pipeline LACTS, pipelines and terminals.
This position interfaces with terminal and field operations personnel, engineering staff, and maintenance personnel.  It also interfaces with third party Midstream companies.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Continual and diligent system surveillance, monitoring flow, pressure, temperature and tank levels of blend oil and condensate at remote locations and terminals in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Recognize and respond to emergency or abnormal conditions on the pipeline systems.
  • Properly document situations and events throughout the shift and ensure that detailed shift handovers are completed.
  • Make decisions on all normal operating requirements and include changes as required.
  • Interface with 3rd party shippers, truck pipelines, pipeline field operations, business unit personnel, production operations, and the Husky Refinery and Upgrader control room operators.
  • Assist in the review and updates of procedures, policies, and training materials.
  • Monitor volumetric balancing software and leak detection software and react to abnormal situations as outlined in the Control Room Management Plan.
  • Assist other departments with scheduling operating and maintenance activities.
  • Maintain a daily shift log to document Control Center and field activities throughout the shift in order to relay all essential information to subsequent shift personnel.
  • Work with field operations to maximize throughput.  This includes coordination between the groups during equipment and pipeline outages.
Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Secondary Technical Diploma in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (Alberta or Saskatchewan)
  • Certified Journeyman designation (Mechanical, Electrical, or equivalent)
  • GPO or 4th Class Steam Engineer certification
  • Completion of Standard oil industry safety and regulatory training
  • Completion of Pipeline Specific Control Room Operator training modules (see supervisor for more details)
  • Experience with shift work and ability to work alone for extended periods of time
  • Experience in pipeline and/or terminal operations
  • Familiarity with HMI and/or computer-based control systems
  • Minimum 6 months of entry level experience in pipeline and/or terminal operations
  • Demonstrated mechanical or electrical aptitude and analytical troubleshooting skills
  • Keen safety awareness and knowledge of safe work procedures.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, demonstrated self-motivation and willingness to accept increased operational responsibilities
  • Excellent computer skills including experience and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in a logical manner is required
  • A high level of attention to detail
This position is based in Lloydminster and requires the successful candidate to live in the Lloydminster area. We encourage all applicants to review the following websites about living and working in the Lloydminster area:
As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.
For this position you will be required to maintain a Class 5 driver's license, a satisfactory driving record, and adhere to the appropriate Company policies and guidelines.  A Driver’s abstract will be one of the background checks requested in the Pre-employment Screening for the final candidate.
Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.
At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.
Husky Energy is one of Canada's largest integrated energy companies. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols HSE, HSE.PR.A, HSE.PR.B, HSE.PR.C, HSE.PR.E and HSE.PR.G. The Company operates worldwide with Upstream and Downstream business segments. 
Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.
Interested candidates must apply online at:  Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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